Artist Hometown: Detroit, MI

Jason Powers (better known as Elzhi – often printed as eLZhi) is a hip-hop artist from Detroit, Michigan. Known to many Underground fans as "Detroit's Best Kept Secret", he is a former member of Slum Village and now records as a solo artist. He is known for his complicated


Artist Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Ilych Sato, better known by his stage name Equpito, also known as Equip or Young Equip, is an American rapper and producer from San Francisco. He is best known for his Horns and Halos series with fellow rapper Andre Nickatina. He is also the founder of the groups 3 Shades of Rhythm, which


Artist Hometown: Fresno, CA

Santiago Leyva (born October 27, 1988),[1] better known as Fashawn or Fash is an American rapper from Fresno, California. He is best known for his debut album, Boy Meets World, which was produced entirely by one half of Emanon, Exile. He often

Freddie Gibbs

Artist Hometown: Gary, IN

Fredrick Tipton (born June 14, 1982), better known by his stage name Freddie Gibbs, is an American rapper from Gary, Indiana. Active since 2003, he is also a member of the hip hop group, Str8 Slammin' Click.

Gift of Gab

Artist Hometown: Panorama City, CA

Gift of Gab (born Timothy Parker, in Panorama City, CA) is an American MC best known for performing in the Bay Area hip-hop duo Blackalicious with DJ Chief Xcel. He is also a member of Quannum Projects, a Bay Area hip-hop crew and record label, and has performed and recorded as a solo artist.


Artist Hometown: Seattle

Having spent nearly two years on the road touring in support of 88 Keys and Counting, Grieves found himself returning home to a fractured reality. Reeling from turbulence in his career and heartbreak in his personal life mixed with coming down from the high of the support he


Artist Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Marcus Jamal Hopson (born July 18, 1985),[1] better known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper from Los Angeles, California. In 2007, he was signed to Ruthless Records, and has since founded his own record label, Funk Volume, in 2009.

Ill Bill

Artist Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Ill Bill initially was the main voice behind the now disbanded Non Phixion, and is currently involved with La Coka Nostra, along with Slaine, Danny Boy and DJ Lethal of House of Pain & Limp Bizkit fame. In 2004 he released

Immortal Technique

Artist Hometown: Harlem, New York

Felipe Andres Coronel (born February 19, 1978), better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is an American rapper of Afro-Peruvian descent as well as an urban activist. He was born in Lima, Peru and raised

Jay Rock

Artist Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr.[3] (born March 31, 1986), better known by his stage name Jay Rock, is an American rapper. He was named one of the top 13 most street artists by XXL.[4] Rock is a member of hip hop supergroup Black Hippy along with